Neuropsychology Fellowship Overview
The University of Kansas School of Medicine in Wichita (KUSM-W) is accepting one neuropsychology postdoctoral fellow in adult neuropsychology for the Aug 2018 - Aug 2019 training year. This is a two-year fellowship that is part of the APPCN match and meets the criteria set forth by the Houston Conference Policy Statement, with four ABPP CN supervisors. Fellows receive a strong benefits package with ample vacation and other leave along with $1,500 in funding to present research at national conferences. The stipend for this position is $48,000 the first year and $50,000 the second.
The neuropsychology fellowship at KU School of Medicine-Wichita (KUSM-W) is a two-year training program structured to prepare trainees for practice in adult or lifespan clinical neuropsychology and eventual board certification (ABPP CN).
- During the first year, fellows receive training in adult outpatient and inpatient neuropsychology, and complete additional rotations in Geriatric Inpatient, and Child Neuropsychology.
- During the second year, fellows complete clinical training in epilepsy neuropsychology including consultation on a video EEG monitoring unit, pre-surgical evaluations, Wada procedures and intraoperative awake mapping. They also see patients in our clinic independently in preparation for practice at fellowship completion.
Trainees attend the neurology and neuropathology course with second year medical students, part of the medical curriculum at KUSM-W. In addition, fellows have the opportunity to attend a wide range of neuropsychology specific and multi-disciplinary didactics including clinical rounds and educational seminars in Neurology, Psychiatry, Psychopharmacology, Radiology & Neurosurgery, and other related specialties.
Supervision and teaching opportunities are also available. Past fellows have supervised psychology interns and graduate students, lectured to medical students, and provided presentations to the community. Research mentorship, supervision, and collaboration are available and fellows are provided a yearly stipend to present research at national conferences.